Strategic HRM

Faculteit Economie en Bedrijfskunde
Jaar 2018/19
Vakcode EBM011A05
Vaknaam Strategic HRM
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a
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Uitgebreide vaknaam Strategic HRM
Leerdoelen Upon completion of the course the student is able to:
1. discuss recent developments and schools in the field of strategic HRM.
2. apply theories from the different strategic HRM schools in practice.
3. analyze the interdependencies between environment, business strategy and human resource strategy.
4. evaluate the state of affairs in organizations’ strategic HRM.
5. formulate recommendations for HR managers to improve the organizations HR strategy.
6. write, present, defend and discuss research findings both orally and in writing.
Omschrijving The course aims to provide a scientific and analytical perspective on strategic HRM and the related design of the work organization. After finishing the course students will have knowledge and understanding of the recent developments in the field and are able to apply this knowledge in practice and in scientific research projects.
Strategic issues dealt with in this course are: the goals of HRM, ‘best fit’ or ‘best practice’ in HRM, work systems and the changing economics of production, individual performance and organizational commitment, linking HR-systems to organizational performance, HR-strategy in the global economy. Next to treating these issues theoretically, the course aims at introducing the students in the domain of empirically evaluating the actual state of affairs in organizations’ strategic HRM.
Uren per week variabel
Onderwijsvorm hoor- en werkcolleges, zelfstudie
Toetsvorm paper, schriftelijk tentamen
(Group paper, including presentation (50%) and written exam (50%).)
Vaksoort master
Coördinator prof. dr. H.B.M. Molleman
Docent(en) prof. dr. H.B.M. Molleman
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
articles from peer reviewed academic journals from the field of (strategic) human resource management
Strategy and Human Resource Management, 2016, 4th edition, Palgrave MacMillan, London/New York Boxall, P., J. Purcell 9781137407634 €  56,00
Entreevoorwaarden This field course is exclusively offered to students officially registered as participants in the Master of Science Human Resource Management.
Opmerkingen Secretary: phone +31 (0)50 363 4288
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Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
MSc Human Resource Management/HRM  (basisprogramma MSc HRM) 1 semester I a verplicht